Train children the right way

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches,
and favor is better than silver or gold.

2 The rich and the poor have this in common:
the Lord is the maker of them all.

3 The clever see danger and hide;
but the simple go on, and suffer for it.

4 The reward for humility and fear of the Lord
is riches and honor and life.

5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse;
the cautious will keep far from them.

6 Train children in the right way,
and when old, they will not stray.

7 The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

8 Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity,
and the rod of anger will fail.

9 Those who are generous are blessed,
for they share their bread with the poor.

10 Drive out a scoffer, and strife goes out;
quarreling and abuse will cease.

11 Those who love a pure heart and are gracious in speech
will have the king as a friend.

12 The eyes of the Lord keep watch over knowledge,
but he overthrows the words of the faithless.